Nonprofit Roundup: March 2015

Not every accountant can claim that they love their job, but in our case it's true! We’re proud of our nonprofit clients and feel lucky to end every day knowing that in some small way we've helped an organization create good in the world.

Our clients have been busy this month! Click on the links below to learn more about each nonprofit organization and their upcoming events.



Even seasoned mountain guides deal with performance anxiety. Whether you’re leading a dangerous climb or simply preparing for your next board meeting, the American Mountain Guides Association’s new blog series on dealing with performance anxiety could help you learn to control anxiety in any situation. Written by Arno Ilgner of The Warrior’s Way/Desiderata Institute, this article is a fascinating explanation of the brain science of anxiety.

Reading Village is gearing up for their next Learning Journey trip to Guatemala. Participants in this international learning experience will meet Guatemalan youth who have benefited from Reading Village’s literacy programs. Reading Village is also hiring! They’re looking for a part-time Development Manager for their Boulder, CO office.

Optometry Giving Sight recently joined VOSH PA for part of a five-day outreach program in northern Haiti. Their optometrists worked long and hard to provide eye exams and glasses for people in need.


A 24-hour dance marathon at the University of Michigan raised over $460,000 for support and awareness of the needs of pediatric rehabilitative therapies. One of their special beneficiaries this year was North Star Reach! These funds will go toward building a tree house at North Star Reach’s camp for children with medical difficulties.

Have you heard of the Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley’s Furnace Test and Tune Program? Habitat is free tune-ups and installation of energy-saving measures for qualified residents of Washtenaw County. If your furnace needs more than a tune-up, you may also qualify for a reduced-price replacement.

Volunteer at Performance Network Theatre as an usher and see their plays for free! Ushers assist with duties such as taking tickets, coat checks, and concessions. It’s a great way to support this Ann Arbor professional theatre and take in a show at the same time.